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A treatise on the nature and implications of Santa’s surveillance state as described in “Santa Claus is Coming to Town”

When one hears the phrase “surveillance state” one’s mind immediately goes to Russia’s notorious KGB or East Germany’s Stasi secret police.

They’re synonymous with ruthless imposition of order and the means to enforce that order.

Granted, the United States has quite the surveillance state of its own right now, what with the NSA listening in to our phone calls and internet traffic. (Hi, guys!) But that’s the small fry.

In true U.S. fashion we’ve managed to privatize our surveillance state with the likes of Google, Facebook and devices like the Amazon Echo. We’d never allow a government... More

The top 10 Christmas songs that could also be used to break prisoners at Gitmo

  • Feliz Navidad – Jose Feliciano
  • Do They Know It’s Christmas – Band Aid 1
  • All I Want for Christmas is You – Mariah Carey
  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Leon Redbone & Zooey Deschanel 2
  • Wonderful Christmas Time – Paul McCartney
  • Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays – N Sync
  • Last Christmas – Wham!
  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer – Elmo and Patsy Trigg Shropshire
  • Christmas Time is Here – Vince Guaraldi
  • Jingle Bell Rock – Burl Ives

Bonus track

It never became a standard, but this seems to have been made by people... More

Bond title songs, ranked

Even as Sam Smith rustles through Tom Petty’s back catalog looking for a melody for his new Bond tune, we take a look back at 50 years of songs from the venerable film series. We’re just going to be honest here that this list is so authoritative and complete that it’s the only one you will ever need.

The best

  • Goldfinger (1964) The gold standard1 for themes. Sweeping, sultry and backed by urgent jazz orchestra horns and quotes from the iconic Bond theme. This John Barry song is not just a Bond theme it is the... More